site manager – national builder in Melbourne

alex carson, randstad
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My client is a national builder that have experienced over 100% year on year growth for the last 3 years. With the construction sector booming the company set up a specialist division to focus on retail Fitout projects 3 years ago and have delivered all Victoria projects for a major retailer as their sole Victorian provider. The division have delivered over 30 projects for the client and have just renewed the contract for a 3rd year. Having secured a pipeline of work at least another year my client is looking to add a 4th project team and need a proven Site Manager.

About the Role

As Site Manager, you will be responsible for the progress and safety of on site sub contractors on a day to day basis and ensuring the smooth running of the construction program to keep production at the highest level. Excellent Client and stakeholder management is paramount along with a proven safety record.

You will manage 1 project at a time with a typical $2m value and a tight program of between 9-12 days where the store will be completely closed. Between projects you will be given all days of in Lieu and also time to plan and manage your next project before you start on site. 80% of your projects will be within the Melbourne metro however you may be asked to manage around 3 projects in regional Vic, during this time you will be fully renumerated and also receive an excellent LAHA.


As Site Manager you will have full responsibility for the planning, organising and managing the overall site. As well as the following;

  • Site control trade coordination
  • Works and program planning
  • Induction and safety analysis
  • Material purchase
  • Sub contractor selection & supervision
  • Project development
  • Certification of occupancy

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will come from a construction or fitout background and will be able to demonstrate a proven track record as Site Manager on similar valued projects. You will be an effective communicator, possess superb people management skills, and have the motivation and vision to drive a major high profile client.


  • Genuine opportunity to grow and develop your career with a leading builder
  • Gain a better work life balance
  • Work for a builder that fully resources projects

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the link below, or email Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact Alex Carson on 03 9252 2111.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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educational requirements

Primary School/Junior High